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How art helped a former gangster rise from the ashes
9 Feb 15
Project Phoenix is a film about a former member of the feared South African Numbers Gang and how creativity helped turn his life around.
South African creativity's unlikely ambassador
6 Feb 15
As Nando's prepares to ramp up its support for local design, co-founder Robbie Brozin tells us what chicken and creativity have to do with one another.
Keep on truckin'
5 Feb 15
The "godfather" of the Californian food truck movement is coming to Cape Town. It’s a good thing we’ll have 14 food trucks on tap.
Asif Khan: Always work with different scales
• Duration: 00:05:04
3 Feb 15
London-based architect Asif Khan talks about architecture and design that is appropriate for the modern human being.
Sakawa Boys: Putting constraints on creativity
2 Feb 15
In this interview with the Sakawa Boys, performers at Design Indaba Music 2015, the band talks about the joy of playing live but the struggle to make ends meet.
Whatever happened to Watterson?
2 Feb 15
Notoriously media-shy cartoonist Bill Watterson features in the comic-strip documentary film “Stripped”, to be screened at Design Indaba FilmFest 2015.
Storytelling that moves people
30 Jan 15
Yoni Bloch is a triple threat for the technological age: a modern storyteller, a hit-making rock star/producer and a pretty funny interview.
#MakeChange: The Zero Waste campaign
29 Jan 15
2015 Emerging Creative Camilla Kruger is dedicated to tackling tough environmental issues – first by designing her life around five principles.
Original Swimming Party: We wanted to start quite a weird band
28 Jan 15
Design Indaba Music performers Original Swimming Party tell us what differentiates them from other musos on the South African scene.
Working after hours
27 Jan 15
London-based duo The Workers, creators of four robots that enabled the public to explore Tate Britain at night, will speak at Design Indaba Conference.
Her body as a weapon
22 Jan 15
"She can be an angel or a bitch," says Angelo Valerio about his performance persona, Angel-Ho. Here he tells us why she wants to toy with our perceptions.
Dirk Vander Kooij: Designer of processes
• Duration: 00:03:16
21 Jan 15
Dirk Vander Kooij is a new-age craftsman who uses 3D printing technology to produce one-off pieces of furniture. Here he tells us a little about his processes.
On the soles of her feet
20 Jan 15
Bethlehem Alemu is not your standard shoe saleswoman. Her fair-trade brand soleRebels is merging Ethiopian artisanal heritage with modern design sensibilities.
Alice Rawsthorn: Extraordinary consequences
• Duration: 00:03:48
19 Jan 15
The design writer and the Fuller Challenge judge speaks about one of the prize contenders: a Ugandan social design project with “extraordinary consequences”.
Christien Meindertsma: Design includes what lies behind the product
• Duration: 00:04:52
16 Jan 15
In this exclusive interview, the Rotterdam-based designer tells us why she felt compelled to buy a flax farm in the Netherlands.
Teller of a thousand tales
16 Jan 15
Stanley Hainsworth talks to us about performing in the workplace, his ability to help brands communicate, being independent, and his hair.
Jurgen Bey: Collaboration opens new design possibilities
• Duration: 00:03:55
13 Jan 15
Dutch product designer Jurgen Bey tells us about the importance of collaboration and preserving traditional crafts.
Ng’endo Mukii on exploring Kenyan identity through animation
• Duration: 00:04:46
12 Jan 15
Ng’endo Mukii, who will speak at Design Indaba Conference 2015, looks at 50 years of Kenyan independence through the lens of her family history.
Daan Roosegaarde: I think the role of the designer today is fascinating
• Duration: 00:03:36
6 Jan 15
This Dutch artist and innovator tells us about creating (smog-free, sustainable, safe and intuitive) cities of the future.
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